The story runs in the 1910's New York. Coalhouse Walker Jr. is a black piano player. He has won fame and fortune playing with a jazz band. Some white men do not like this situation, and one day they assault him and spoil his brand new car. Walker tries by all means to get justice, without an answer... Written by
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The passion, the violence, the birth of America's Gilded Age.
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According to Milos Forman
, James Cagney
initially agreed to play the police chief on two conditions: he would not sign a contract of any kind, and he reserved the right to change his mind and quit the film until three days before shooting began on his scenes. See more
Evelyn's hair in her nude scene shifts over her shoulder momentarily. See more
This little piggy went wee weee wee wee all the way to the bank.
Referenced in Forty Deuce
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
Sung by Jennifer Warnes See more